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The Orion Anderson Story

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Leesburg, Virginia.
On November 8, 1889, between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m., a 14-year-old African-American boy named Orion Anderson (1875-1889) was lynched at this site where the Leesburg freight depot was located along the Washington and Old Dominion . . .

(African Americans • Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Middlebury War Memorial

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Middlebury, Vermont.
(side 1) Middlebury In The 1861—Civil War—1865 Joseph Alexander • Henry W. Bennett • Merrill Bentley Bertrand W. Billings • John Brunelle • Michael Burke John Caffrey • Roderick A. Champlin • Olney A. Comstock John Galvin . . .

(War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Vermilionville Historical Timeline

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Lafayette, Louisiana.
pre-1699 pre-1699: Ancestors of the Ishak (Atakapa) and Chitimacha people hunt bison, deer, bear and small game; harvest fish and shellfish. The Chitimacha's territory encompasses the entire Atchafalaya Basin, lands west . . .

(Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Trout Creek Cemetery

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Trout Creek, Texas.
Originally a part of the James West Survey, this cemetery dates to the early 1860s. The land was later owned by Mrs. Frances Ann Dyer (d.1890), and upon her death was inherited by her daughter Udora Dyer Ratcliff (1862-1898) . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Vermilionville Historical Timeline

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Lafayette, Louisiana.
1775-1783 1775-1783: United States War of Independence. In support of the U.S., in 1779 the Spanish military captures British-held Baton Rouge, with the use of Native American, French, Spanish, and free persons of color . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Scranton Preparatory School

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Scranton, Pennsylvania.
The Scranton Preparatory School, founded in 1944 by the Society of Jesus two years after the Jesuits assumed control of the University of Scranton, operated for its first seventeen years in a building on the south-west . . .

(Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ephrata's Veterans' Plaza

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania.
"They are not dead who live in the hearts they leave behind." Tuscarora Indian Proverb Ephrata's Veterans' Plaza is dedicated to all American servicement and women, from all wars. We hope that generations to come will honor . . .

(Heroes • Military • Notable Persons • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

249 West Main Street

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

(Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

"Old Main"

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Scranton, Pennsylvania.
On this site on August 12, 1888, Bishop William O'Hara laid the cornerstone for "Old Main," the original building for St. Thomas College, now the University of Scranton, northeastern Pennsylvania's oldest four-year college. . . .

(Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Kedar

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania.
Archaeologists working at this site between 1994 and 1998 located evidence of a large 18th century structure built of posts placed in the ground, as defined by the stone outline. There are several possible interpretations . . .

(Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Addison County Courthouse

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Middlebury, New York.
In 1792, the Vermont Legislature ensured Middlebury’s future prominence by choosing it as the site for Addison County courts. Three courthouses have been built in this area. The original clapboard courthouse shown on the . . .

Includes complete text, location, directions, GPS coordinates, map.

4 South 3rd Street

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Oxford, Pennsylvania.
National Register of Historic Places Oxford Historic District 1860

(Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Warfield / A Warfield Skirmish

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Warfield, Kentucky.
Warfield First Martin County seat, 1870. Established about 1850 as a coal, salt and lumber community by George Rogers Clark Floyd and John Warfield of Va. mountains. Products shipped by river boats to Catlettsburg. Floyd . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Political Subdivisions • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

8 South 3rd Street

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Oxford, Pennsylvania.
National Register of Historic Places Oxford Historic District 1880

(Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

10 South 3rd Street

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Oxford, Pennsylvania.
National Register of Historic Places Oxford Historic District 1893

(Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Oxford Veterans Memorial

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Oxford, Pennsylvania.
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(Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Carl R. Fretz Memorial to Community Service

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Oxford, Pennsylvania.
Erected by friends of Carl R. Fretz (1930-2015) to commemorate all those who like Carl, have embodied the very best in serving Oxford, by contributing their time, vision and resources to support the needs, aspirations and . . .

(Notable Events • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lewis' Expedition

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Kermit, West Virginia.
Camp of Major (later General) Andrew Lewis in 1756, with Virginia troops, led by Smith, Hogg, Preston, Pearis, Woodson, and others, on way to attack Indians in Ohio. The Tug River and other streams were named by expedition.

(Notable Persons • Wars, US Indian • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Giant Cooling Tower

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near Louisa, Kentucky.
Completion of this tower in 1962 was a historic event. First of its kind in Western Hemisphere and the largest capacity of any single tower in the world when it was built. The concrete, natural draft, hyperbolic structure . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ulysses S. Grant

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West Point, New York.
Ulysses S. Grant 1822 – 1885 Class of 1843 ? ? ? ? General – In – Chief. Army of the United States 1864 - 1869 President of the United States 1869 – 1877
(Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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